Tag: Weekly Wrap

A Brilliant Fight – Inoue Shows Moxy & Versatility En Route to a Decision Victory, While Donaire Once Again Proves his Legend

What a beautiful fight this was, between two esteemed boxers who openly hoped to face each other in the 🎥World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) Final once the Tournament was set up in the division, and the participants were announced. The Bantamweight Champion of the World and Tournament #2 seed 🏆🇯🇵Naoya “Monster” Inoue (19-0-0, 16KO👊) through grueling back and forth action in spots became the Unified RING/WBA/IBF Bantamweight Champion, and now has the Muhammad Ali Trophy in his possession as a reward for going through his toughest fight with one of the true legends of the sport in Tournament #8 seed 🇵🇭Nonito “Flash” Donaire (40-6-0, 26KO👊), who proved once again why he is a First-Ballot Hall-of-Fame worthy by making a real contest of it. Continue reading “A Brilliant Fight – Inoue Shows Moxy & Versatility En Route to a Decision Victory, While Donaire Once Again Proves his Legend”

Takuma Inoue Rallies in the 12th, but Falls Short – Nordine Oubaali Defends his Title

A pretty good scrap took place on the Inoue/Donaire card, one that seen WBC Bantamweight Titlist 🇫🇷Nordine Oubaali (17-0-0, 12KO👊) winning a Unanimous Decision against game younger challenger 🇯🇵Takuma Inoue (13-1-0, 3KO👊).

Continue reading “Takuma Inoue Rallies in the 12th, but Falls Short – Nordine Oubaali Defends his Title”

Katie Taylor Makes History, Defeats a Tough Linardatou to Take her WBO Junior-Welterweight Belt

For what was the most entertaining fight on Saturday at its core, Ireland’s 🥇🇮🇪Katie Taylor (15-0-0, 7KO👊) and Greece’s 🇩🇴🇬🇷Christina Linardatou (12-2-0, 6KO👊) mixed it up in front of a Manchester Arena crowd to the delight of the fans, and Taylor successfully defeated Linardatou by way of Unanimous Decision to lift her WBO Junior-Welterweight Title to achieve history in a multitude of ways (more from that in the upcoming days), adding on to her established legacy in the sport of boxing with the 📖book still open to fill in new chapters… Continue reading “Katie Taylor Makes History, Defeats a Tough Linardatou to Take her WBO Junior-Welterweight Belt”

Canelo Flattens the Krusher for the Late Knockout in the 11th Round to Win WBO Light-Heavyweight Title

By Tré Berry III🖋️

If you were still awake after an ambiguous 1:18 A.M. EST start to this main event (more on that later), you seen a contest devoid of much entertainment throughout, but finished up with a bang, as 🇲🇽Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (53-1-2, 35KO👊) became the new WBO Light-Heavyweight Titlist by sledgehammering 🇷🇺Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (34-4-1, 29KO👊) and putting him down and out, with Sergey’s head propped up and hanging on one of the middle ropes as he was put out of commission. Alvarez exited the MGM grand as a simultaneous 2-division Champion, pairing the WBO Light-Heavyweight Title with his RING/WBA/WBC “Franchise” Middleweight World Title belts in his trophy mantle as his active hardware.  Continue reading “Canelo Flattens the Krusher for the Late Knockout in the 11th Round to Win WBO Light-Heavyweight Title”

Stevenson Dominates Gonzalez & Leaves Reno with a Title Belt

Undefeated New Jersey native 🥈🇺🇸Shakur Stevenson 13-0-0, 7KO👊) is now a Champion, as he dominated #2 World contender 🇺🇸Joet Gonzalez (23-1-0, 14KO👊) on Saturday night to give him his first loss with a master performance to win his first Title, that being the vacant WBO Featherweight Title, and won this contest via virtual shutout. Continue reading “Stevenson Dominates Gonzalez & Leaves Reno with a Title Belt”